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Joy Thurmon


Joy Thurmon is the founding member of the Fibonacci Concert Series, a group of musicians with varying size numbers and instruments who perform a wide array of musical styles. Joy and has performed extensively as a solo and chamber artist throughout the United States, Canada, Norway, France, Peru and Turkey. She received her Doctor of Music and Certificate of Music Psychology College Teaching from the Florida State University where she studied under Leonard Mastrogiacomo and Read Gainsford. Her private students have been the recipients of numerous awards including state and regional competitions. She also maintains an active schedule as an adjudicator, presenter, and masterclass teacher. A passionate advocate of new music, Joy has recorded works by Aaron Jay Kernis, Michael Ippolito, John Corigliano, John Adams, and Ellen Taaffe Zwilich.